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[css21] Objection to erratum [Was: Re: NUMBER vs <number>]

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 13:39:35 +0200
Message-ID: <4FDC7077.9080602@moonhenge.net>
To: WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
CC: "Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu" <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu>, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On 21/05/2012 22:17, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 10:20 AM, Bert Bos<bert@w3.org>  wrote:
>> On Sunday 06 May 2012 23:17:39 fantasai wrote:
>>
>>>     - RESOLVED: include sign in NUMBER, PERCENTAGE, DIMENSION tokens
>>> in 2.1
>>
>> I think there is an error in the minutes here (And I know I was taking
>> minutes at that time: Sorry for confusing tokens and types. :-( )
>>
>> The issue was about whether comments and spaces are allowed after the
>> sign in property values that are defined as<number>,<length>  or
>> <percentage>

>> So the actual edit to CSS 2.1 is easy, I think: just add that word
>> "immediately" that css3-values already has. It goes into section 4.3.1.
>>
>> I'm not sure if this counts as a change or a clarification. For now,
>> I've marked it as a change in the errata[1].
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/Style/css2-updates/REC-CSS2-20110607-
>> errata.html#s.4.3.1
>
> No, that is not what the issue was about.  The resolution as recorded
> in the minutes is correct.  We want to change the definition of the
> NUMBER, PERCENTAGE, and DIMENSION tokens so that they include the sign
> in their production.

Bert, Tab: this issue is filed at 
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17509

It seems that we still need to agree upon a proposal, and that this 
issue should not yet be contained in the errata document.

Cheers,
Anton
Received on Saturday, 16 June 2012 11:40:01 GMT

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